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About a career at BUSINESS/PARTNERS

At BUSINESS/PARTNERS, we recognise that our employees' knowledge, skills and competencies are essential in the achievement of our goal to be a world class, added-value investor in small and medium enterprises.

Our main objective is to have the best people who experience job satisfaction, are able to grow and develop in their working environment and above all the pride of working at a world-respected organisation.

Our values guide how we interact day to day with internal and external clients. They are:

Integrity (Business and Personal Integrity): Honesty, integrity and respect for human dignity are imbued in both our business and personal conduct.

Service Excellence We exist for our clients and enjoy serving them. We aim to delight our clients with our products (innovative solutions) and the quality of our service.

Economic Merit: Underpins all our investment decisions, ensuring access to business finance and added value service for all communities we serve. Economic merit also underpins all our operational decisions, ensuring our long-term sustainability to deliver optimum value for clients and shareholders alike.

Entrepreneurial Spirit: Our entrepreneurial approach to doing business enables us to partner with our clients in the success of their businesses.

BUSINESS/PARTNERS embraces having a diverse workforce. We are an equal opportunity employer, which means that we continually strive to ensure equitable representation across all levels in the organisation.  Appointments are thus made in terms of fair, transparent and equitable processes. Since its inception, our company has aspired to make equal opportunities available to all suitable candidates, regardless of race or gender. We welcome applications from candidates living with disabilities as we understand that a diverse workforce will enhance how we work and give us a competitive edge.  

As a company we:

  • Offer unique opportunities to learn and gain business experience;

  • Foster an empowering open-door policy amongst employees;

  • Create challenging and rewarding jobs;

  • Are reputable and the market-leader in specialised investment for small and medium enterprises;

  • Change lives by growing businesses and building the economies of the countries we operate in;

  • Facilitate development through wealth and job creation.

  
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It is important for us that you share a belief in the way we do things in our company. As such we have jotted down a few practices that we value:

  1. A bias for action;
  2. Staying close to the customer and creating internal and external customer value solutions;
  3. Working in teams, and taking ownership of our “turf" (“intrapreneurship");
  4. The best efforts of all employees are essential, executed in a caring manner, and all share in the rewards of the company's success (“alignment of interests");
  5. All leaders are hands-on and value driven;
  6. Simple organisational structure that is lean; 
  7. Business people doing business with other business people – doing only what we know best. The business goal of making a difference in the development of small and medium businesses is understood by all employees. Every employee is able to explain the overall objectives of the business;
  8. Empowering open-door policy amongst employees and leaders;
  9. Challenging and rewarding customer focussed jobs. Rules, procedures, and formal methods guide work, with quantification and measurement being key parts of the work environment. An emphasis is placed on efficiency, effectiveness and smooth operations;
  10. Reputation, integrity, market leader in specialised investment and advice for small and medium enterprises, and the ability to change lives by growing businesses and building the economy of the country (“social dividend").
  

Our recruitment process starts off with a short list being compiled for the job opportunity based on candidates meeting the minimum requirements for the role. The shortlisted candidates will be invited for a maximum of three interviews. Candidates that are seriously being considered will further be invited to complete a psychometric assessment (to see what this is about, please visit our service provider's website: (www.shl.com). Reference and qualification checks are also conducted. Once there is a match between the prospective employee and BUSINESS/PARTNERS, a job offer will be extended to the successful candidate (if any).

Please understand that correspondence will only be with short-listed candidates, and if you do not receive a reply from us within four weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. Your profile will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

To view the current positions available at BUSINESS/PARTNERS, please feel free to browse our search facility on the Apply for a position page.

BUSINESS/PARTNERS offers market related remuneration plus compelling benefits.